Big piano

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The Walking Piano.

The Big piano (The Walking Piano) is a synthesizer, invented in 1976 by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, kinetic artist and inventor Remo Saraceni.[1] merging dance, music, and play. It is played by the user's feet tapping the keys to make music. Versions of the piano have been installed in museums, children's hospitals, and other public places around the world.

The Big Piano is perhaps best known for its appearance in the 1988 Tom Hanks movie Big.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Louie, Elaine (September 29, 1988). "A Piano You Can Walk On". The New York Times. Retrieved September 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Featured in Big, Remo Saraceni's Walking Piano Plays Its Sweetest Music at the Cash Register". People. September 12, 1988. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ McFarland, Kevin (October 14, 2013). "Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock recreated the walking piano scene from Big on a British late-night show". A.V. Club. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 

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